PROTECT THE EARTH JOURNEY|
Walk from Lake Superior to the Wisconsin State Capitol
A People's Sesquicentennial: May 29 - June 27, 1998
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1) Kids standing with the Protect The Earth staff at Ashland on Lake Superior.
2) Walkers on the Bad River Ojibwe Reservation.
3) The Protect The Earth banner at Ashland, by Lake Superior.
4) Caleb leading the walk with staff on Highway 13.
5) Walt Bresette on the tracks at Bad River, at the spot where Anishinaabe Ogichidaa blocked mine acid-carrying trains in 1996.
6) Ladysmith farmer and environmental hero Roscoe Churchill, 82, riding a horse at the start of the walk at Red Cliff.
7) Walkers in front of a banner referring to Wisconsin's Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary).
8) The Stone family from Bad River and the Anishinaabe Ogichidaa.
9) Frank Koehn at the start of the walk at Red Cliff, in front of the Common Property Amendment banner.
The walk will arrive in Madison on Saturday, June 27,
finishing its 29-day, 320-mile walk from
the Red Cliff Chippewa Reservation on Lake Superior .
The walk is in support of a Seventh Generation Amendment
that would constitutionally protect Wisconsin's air and
water from threats such as metallic sulfide mining.
The walk will arrive at 11 am at Imperial Garden restaurant on University Ave., 1 pm at U.W. Library Mall , and 2 pm at the Wisconsin State Capitol, followed by a community welcome potluck at James Madison Park. Call the Midwest Treaty Network hotline toll-free at 800-445-8615 for more information and directions.